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For Parents: What is Career Cruising?

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Career Cruising is an Internet-based career exploration and planning tool your child uses to explore career and college options and develop a career plan. Career Cruising can be accessed from school, from home, or wherever your son or daughter has access to the Internet. Features of the program include:

  • Interest and Skills Assessment - a world-renowned career assessment tool to help people identify suitable career options based on their interests and skills
  • Career Profiles -thorough and up-to-date information about hundreds of different occupations, including direct links between careers and college programs
  • Multimedia Interviews -interviews with real people in each occupation, which add depth and realism to career profiles
  • College and Financial Aid Information -comprehensive college and financial aid information, with a number of useful search tools to help students find the right college and the right scholarships
  • Electronic Career Portfolio -available online, so students can develop their education and career plans from wherever they access Career Cruising
  • Resume Builder -integrated with the portfolio to help students format and print professional-looking resumes quickly and easily

To find out more about Career Cruising, we encourage you to login using the school’s access information:

Login at: www.careercruising.com
Enter your school’s username
Enter your school’s password
Click on “Log In” to begin CareerCruising

First time cruisers will need to contact IVCC's Career Services for login information to obtain site access and to create your own personal, password protected portfolio login.  You may contact Career Services by calling 815-224-0502 or emailing cristina_sarabia@ivcc.edu.

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